It’s an offence to smoke in an enclosed public space, business premise or business vehicle. The definition of an enclosed public space is any area usable by the general public that is substantially enclosed by more than 50% and has a roof. This also applies to main entrances and exits of business premises.
Fixed penalty notices deal with 3 types of offences, these are:
1. Individuals who smoke in no smoking premises could face a fixed penalty notice fine of £50. Refusal to pay or failure to pay could result in prosecution and a fine up to £1,000.
Those in control of no smoking premises could face a fixed penalty notice for – either:
2. Allowing people to smoke in their premises or,
3. Failing to display warning notices (‘No Smoking’ sign).
Refusal to pay or failure to pay could result in prosecution and a fine of up to £2,500.
Tel: 01592 583141 Contact Trading Standards online
By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT